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China’s unmanned spacecraft Tianwen-1 lands successfully on Mars

18/05/2021 06:50 PM | Click to read full article

An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft carrying the country’s first Mars rover landed on the surface of Mars, as per reports by the China National Space Administration (CNSA). 

This touchdown makes China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet. This uncrewed Chinese spacecraft known as, Tianwen-1, was launched on July 23, 2020 and carried an orbiter, a lander and a rover to Mars.